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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
this around and possibly the worst environment for sales. an impressive job he did from a different industry and a planning sales structure. putting it on solid footing, those are the turn around skill s the boaredd likes. --let's really analyze it.e didn't dneeny "hell no."equivocal you'd stayold me till 2014. >> no change in the plan. non- sounds like the denial denial. months, on the same day they say the plan is not changed. on the 24th, he told investors we won't comment on speculation. back.ms to be walking >> microsoft wants to decide before the end of the year. >> any decision won't happen the week of christmas. will be thdecision e next week or two. >> microsoft stepping up against government surveillance. ♪ >> microsoft says it is stepping up in encryption to protect information. this comes after government intercepting information between centers, but how big a challenge is this? cory johnson is in the newsroom with more. >> they are trying to make it more transparent. more on how that is going to work. joined by the vice president of research. this is interesting to me
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
see people in the shopping environment. we are capturing them as a go from one place to another. it is a vibrant and engaging piece of glass. it is different. they see people interacting. they want him to rack as well and understand what is going on. >> and this is an experiment? >> that is right. this particular activation at westfield -- >> westfield mall in san francisco. >> they have lots of malls and lots of anti-spaces. those spaces do not feel good, even to the consumer. they do not like the idea of something going away erie if you take those spots and do something engaging that helps both retailers and our partners. inc. about a couple of these brands that we are doing. think about couple of brands that we are doing. toms. you have this large, engaging last. -- glass. >> how fast will you skill this? >> as fast as the physical stores and as how the brands allow us. this glass is not just the glass on the storefront. it is a tabletop. it is the walls inside the store. it is the kiosk inside of the store were out in the street somewhere. we will take us everywhere we can. and
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
the economic environment? >> this quarter was slow to start. if you look at the holiday shopping season, it was pushed late. other than that, things are looking better and better. >> you have done so many acquisitions. talk to me about beacon. we were just talking about this. how do you describe it? >> we want to change how people shop. people love shopping. they hate paying. >> is that because they are cheap? >> everybody is like that. we want to remove the friction and make a completely invisible to pay. with beacon, we did that. you can go into a coffee shop, like you did, and you just walk in. your phone vibrates, so you know you are checked in. your photo appears on the point- of-sale system and you pay completely hands free. >> you do not have to go to another cash register? they can use the devices they're using? >> we have point-of-sale systems that check in. it enables any retail store or coffee shop or restaurant to enable that. >> so, you have these 30 systems. how many point-of-sale locations are you in? >> in the u.s., we have over 100,000 locations. i do not want to
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
see anything at a macro level. what are you staying in terms of the economic environment in the u.s.? >> this quarter was slow to start, right? look at the holiday shopping, it was pushed late. other than that, i think things are looking better and better. >> you have done so many acquisitions and have launched many products as well. john donahoe was excitedly showing this beacon. how do you describe it? >> we want to change how people shop. people love shopping, but they hate paying. >> and it is not just because they are cheap? >> no. everyone is like that. we want to remove that friction and make it completely invisible to pay. with beacon, we did that. you can go into a coffee shop like he did earlier today and then your phone vibrates. you can pay completely hands- free. it can be a retail store or restaurants to enable that and have one of these systems. >> and i have big merchant partners, but how many point-of- sale locations are you in? >> in the u.s., we have over 100,000 locations. i do not want to make it specific -- >> you can. >> we have hundreds of thousands of locati
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
to get return on the capital. square is in a hyper competitive environment where they need to continue to get there. holiday shopping season. a busy time. what kind of growth can we expect? >> it will be interesting to see the numbers. you have seen a lot of competitors come into the space coming in to help merchants. paypal has its own reader. >> bloomberg news editor, thank you for weighing in. could today be an even bigger day than last week cyber monday. that is just ahead. ♪ >> this is the early edition of bloomberg "west." as well-known as black friday or cyber monday, but today is green monday. traditionally the biggest online shopping day of the year. the second monday in december, the day shoppers rush to finish online gift orders i the holidays. cory johnson is back to explain. >> only you would be talking about finishing up holiday shopping. i am somewhere about zero percent like a lot of people. >> 75% done. tracking this on a spreadsheet? >> i want to get my free shipping. this they have historically been the biggest day for online shopping. monday, the second m
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
, you will see they are trying to craft a family-friendly environment there it png, wheaties, smuckers, nike. we are in some financial and risk management, liberty mutual. really some interesting categories. >> sounds like you want to hug the guy and not just skate behind him. the challenge is to make him relevant for those two weeks. they're such an intertwined mesh of official sponsors, individual sponsorship opportunities and especially the russian government may or may not make it easier for you. how do you manage that challenge? >> we respect the usoc. we understand what they need to do to give them a value to the sponsors. when we are dealing with usoc sponsors and non-sponsors, for the non-sponsors it is really important to activate pre-the olympics. how do we reach his demographic with a storyline. ore we get into that dark. before the olympics. >> and then there is a dark. well after. that is a challenge at all olympic athletes face as you make him or her relevant during the olympics and how you perpetuate that relevance afterwards? you have these athletes that are t
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